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  • Earl now a "major" hurricane at 120 mph

     
    Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said today that Hurricane Earl has reached "major" (Cat. 3) hurricane status, with top sustained winds at 120 mph. Further strengthening is expected. UPDATE: Late this afternoon Earl was upgraded again to a...
  • Crossing an ocean at the end of the season

    Like migratory birds, cruise ships regularly shift from one part of the world to another as the seasons shift -- from the Caribbean to Europe or South America or from Alaska or the West Coast to Asia or the South Pacific, for example. These usually...
  • Program on frogs promises to be ribbiting

    Program on frogs promises to be ribbiting
    Frogs are an integral part of the food web and tadpoles keep waterways clean by feeding on algae. Steve Johnson, associate professor of wildlife ecology and conservation at the University of Florida, will present "Ribbets, Croaks, Tadpoles and Frogs" at...
  • Check it out: The Offspring, Bad Religion concert in Cape Canaveral

    Check it out: The Offspring, Bad Religion concert in Cape Canaveral
    WHAT: The Offspring (with Dexter Holland,pictured) were an inescapable presence on rock radio in the mid-1990s, thanks to the band's multi-platinum 1994 album "Smash." In the where-does-the-time-go category, The Offspring are celebrating the 20th...
  • Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships

    Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships
    One of Florida's most popular microbrews is headed to sea. Two of Tampa's Cigar City Brewing's craft beers will be featured aboard all 13 of Carnival Cruise Line's Florida-based cruise ships. The line made the announcement last Sunday aboard the...
  • Port Canaveral tugboat collision damages pier

    Port Canaveral tugboat collision damages pier
    A tugboat involved in dredging at Port Canaveral collided with a pier on Sunday and caused $500,000 in damage, including a broken mooring post. Debris from the collision came off the mooring post, or bollard. The port’s North Cargo Pier No. 3...
  • State probes Port Canaveral parking operations

    State probes Port Canaveral parking operations
    Port Canaveral revealed Friday an ongoing investigation into alleged cash skimming by employees in its parking operation. Four employees related to the alleged theft were fired and three were placed on administrative leave, according to a news release....
  • Port Canaveral files notice of 61 layoffs tied to police changes

    Port Canaveral files notice of 61 layoffs tied to police changes
    The Canaveral Port Authority┬áhas announced 61 layoffs in its police and public safety operations, starting on Sept. 30 through mid-October. The layoffs are part of a proposed transition of the port police functions to the Brevard County Sheriff’...
  • Congressman seeks review of Port Canaveral-Gulftainer cargo deal

    Congressman seeks review of Port Canaveral-Gulftainer cargo deal
    Port Canaveral’s deal with a Middle East company, Gulftainer, to expand cargo operations may face further review for security issues. U.S. Congressman Duncan Hunter, R-San Diego, called for review of the deal in a July 29 letter to U.S. Treasury...
  • David Siegel, Joie Chitwood, Deirdre Macnab: weekend guests

    David Siegel, Joie Chitwood, Deirdre Macnab: weekend guests
    In local public-affairs programming this weekened: Westgate Resorts CEO David Siegel talks to Mike Holfeld on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Siegel will talk about his purchase of the Orlando Predators, the recovery of his business and...
  • UAE-based company signs 35-year cargo deal at Port Canaveral

    UAE-based company signs 35-year cargo deal at Port Canaveral
    A U.S. subsidiary of Middle Eastern cargo company Gulftainer has signed a 35-year, $100 million agreement to boost cargo operations with a new terminal at Port Canaveral. It’s the first U.S. location for Gulftainer, a United Arab Emirates...
  • Disney's oldest ship enjoying spring renewal

    Disney's oldest ship enjoying spring renewal
    Disney Cruise Line is basking in the reinvigorated Disney Magic, which made its big face-lift reveal last fall with a splash in Port Miami before migrating to Port Canaveral in January. Debuting in 1998, the oldest ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet...